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Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trek is the controlled area trekking which requires special Manaslu trekking permit.  Manaslu region is the land of legendary Gurung ethnics where several untouched Himalayan grandeurs are awaiting to be explored. Tsum Valley is the newly opened trek that was opened only since 2008. The best season is from October to November. Dhajyang is the local festival that falls in November.
The combined Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek allows you to explore Upper and lower Tsum Valley regions where the path entails several Buddhist monasteries and chortens. This is the memorable trip that follows remote and rough steep trekking routes.
This is the challenging trek where there is very limited accommodation. Get close-up view of Manaslu- eighth highest mountain of the world. The Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trek cost includes cost for Manaslu trekking permit as well as Tsum Valley trekking permit cost. Having a trekking guide in a group is compulsory for this trek. Hence, you cannot explore this region alone.
Tsum Valley is known for its unique polyandry culture in which brothers of same family are married to a single woman. Explore Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa and cross small and high passes. Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of Ganesh Himal Range, Sringi Himal Range, Boudha Himal Range and other peaks and mountains. Located in northern Gorkha, Manaslu is home to Milareppa Cave where the great Buddhist Saint Milareppa had practiced meditation and attained liberation.
Himalayan Nepal Trek organizes Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trekking itinerary as 28-days package. The whole region is heavily influenced by neighboring Tibetans. Walk through Upper Budhi Gandaki and the Tsum Valley and conquer Larkya La Pass. Contact us for special offer on Manaslu Round Tsum Valley trek cost. 

28 Days Outline Itinerary Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trek
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival TIA (1310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then  Transfer to hotel  on BB plan
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan ,Swayambunath, Boudhanath etc stay overnight at star label hotel on BB plan.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (525m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 04:  Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (1000m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 05: Sotikhola to Machha Khola (1300m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 06: Machha Khola to Dovan(1,070m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 07:  Dovan to Philim (1600m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 08: Philim to Chumling (2470m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 09: Chumling to Chhokangparo (3030m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day
10:
Rest day at Chhokangparo and visit around Chhokangparo village with there culture
Day 11: Chhokangparo to Nile (3360m) 4/5 hrs stay overnight at Lodge
Day 12: Nile to Mu Gumpa (3800m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 13: Mu Gompa to Bhajyo (Chhekya) (4240m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 14: Rest day at Bhajyo (Chhekya) stay overnight at Lodge
Day 15: Bhajyo to Rachen Gumba monastery (3240m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 16: Rachen Gomba to Chumje (3200m)5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 17: Chumje to Bihi (2130m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 18: Bihi to Namrung (2600m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 19: Namrung to Lho Gaun (3180m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 20: Lho Gaun to Sama Gaun (3530m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
 
Day 21: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 22: Samdo to Dharmasala (4740m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 23: Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3800m) via Larkya-La pass (5106m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 24:  Bhimthang to Tilje (2300m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 25: Tilje to Jagat / Syange (1100m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 26: Syange to Kathmandu back by bus 6/7 hrs stay at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 27: Free day at Kathmandu, Farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture in evening stay at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 28: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination



TRIP HIGHLITS:
 
BEST SEASON:
Though there is no particular season as all the season are favorable for trekking to Nepal. We would suggest during atom season it would be best to travel between end of September to end of November and during spring beginning of January to April last week. Beside himalayan Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
 
LODGING:
Accommodation is most in hospitality industry; especially during trek, accommodation plays an vital role to make the trip flexible. We Himalayan Nepal Trek being part of Hospitality industry we regard our guest as a part of Family and provide them with comfort. Therefore, we provide star level hotel in Katmandu. We respect the choice of our guest and provide service, which facilitates them. During trek though we cannot find star level hotels our guest will have beautiful lodges with twin sharing bed and also can find attach WC(bathroom) but then lodges will charge extra for it. Lodges will have wooden parketing system for making ambience warm. Overall accommodation to Everest Region trek is comfortable.
 
FOODING:
There is quotation “one cannot think well, sleep well, if one has not dined well” that is why Himalayan Nepal Focus on providing guest with best quality food. In kathmandu there can be found verities of food as there are many Chinese and continental restaurants.Beside in Thamail and Durbarmarg guest can enjoy food like Korean cuisine, Thai, Japanese, and Italian and last but not the least Nepali Dal Bhat and it goes same during trek too.
 
OUR CREW:
We have more then 150 staffs working together to bound our company we work together to achieve our goal. We have experienced trekking, peak climbing, expedition guides and hardworking porters, assistant guides, cook who works hard for the success of our guest’s destination.
 
EQUIPMENTS:
Equipment plays vital role during trek. Without equipment, a successful trek cannot be imagined so we request our guest to carry only need able equipments, which will be carried by our potential porters. Equipments include down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, light sleeping bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc. we provide our staff with their need able equipments for more information visit http://www.himalayannepaltrek.com/trekking-equipments.html
 
SAFTEY AND SECURITY:

Prevention is better than cure this is most famous quotation and Himalayan Nepal Trek follows it with all heart. Guest is our responsibility and we work hard to fulfill our responsibility.we take first aid kit, oxygen bag and we make emergency rescue helicopter ready in case of an emmergency.we focus on acclimatization days so that we can prevent our guest from altitude sickness. We also provide Gamow bag and satellite phone in case of Need.
 
ECO FRIENDLY:
Environment is where we live we care about the place we stay then why not to the place we trek. Himalayan Nepal Trek focused on keeping environment clean we practice the quotation just leave your foot prints behind. We also take part in KEP Kathmandu Environmental Education and suggest our guest to protect our environment and stop global warming.
 
HELPING HAND:
Helping Hands are holier then praying lips. Profit orientation is not only our priority we do help the children from different places in Nepal through our profit because education leads to enlightens we help orphans and differently able people to meet their need.We are engaged in volunteering which can be also helpful to people in rural area.
 
NOTE:
Days in itinerary are always flexible. The service we provide will be according to guest desire so guest has any query can question us without hesitation. Trekking in Himalayas are always challenging there might be unexpected health problem or natural challenges In such case guest are requested to co-operate their guides.
  
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to Hotel (B.B.)
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel. 
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Early in the morning, you will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining in a snake bed at the middle of lake in Budhanilkantha.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (525m)
6-7 hrs of drive will take us to Arughat. The road continues through Prithvi Highway for the first part before splitting from the Highway for Arughat. The pleasant Bazaar exists at the foothill of Manaslu. Along with being the largest settlement in Manaslu valley, Arughat is also the major junction for connecting it with different corners of Nepal. We will head north and prepare our camp at the bank of Budhi Gandaki River.
Day 04: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (1000m)
Follow the levelled path along Budhigandaki River and pass through small villages and green hills. Move in and out of Santa Bazaar, Arkhel and Keurinipani to Sotikhola. Enjoy the scenic view of Ganesh Mountain from most of the points. Stay overnight at Soti Khola.   
Day 05: Sotikhola to Machha Khola (1300m)
Follow the meandering trail through forest and green valleys and pass through Khursani Bari, Labubesi and Khanibesi villages to arrive at the bank of Budhigandaki River. Move to Machhakhola settlement for overnight stay.  
Day 06: Machha Khola to Dovan
Leave Machha Khola and walk along the steep narrow trail through Machha Khola to reach Tatopani which is a natural hot spring. Traverse the verdant forest to reach Dovan. Stay overnight nearby the bank of river.
Day 07: Dovan to Philim (1600m)
Cross the bridge at Lauri to reach Jagat. Choose the ascending trail to arrive at the top of ridge that endows gratifying views of Manaslu Mountain and surrounding. Cross the suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki River to arrive at Philim. The scenic village of Philim is inhabited by the Gurungs.
Day 08: Philim to Chumling (2470m)
We will pass through Ekle Bhatti to Lokpa. It is the first village of Tsum Valley. Follow the climbing route to Chumling. Located at the south face of the Shingri Himal, Chumling is the quaint village that is home to Tibetan Gompas. It is going to be a bit difficult day for trek as we need to follow the ascending trail for most of the part. Stay overnight at Chumling.
Day 09: Chumling to Chhokangparo (3030m)
Leaving Chumling, we will begin yet another difficult day of trek. Chhekampar which is also known as Chhokangparo is located on the top of hill. Chhekampar comprises two unique settlements of Chhokang and Paro. The vantage point offers close-up view of Ganesh Himal Range. Besides, Chhokangparo is known for its practice of Polyandry culture. 
Day10: Rest day at Chhokangparo and visit around Chhokangparo village
We will take much needed rest at Chhokangparo. Visit Chhokang and Paro villages and get minute observation of their culture and lifestyle. We can also travel to the nearby ridge to get close- up view of Ganesh Himal Range.
Day 11: Chhokangparo to Nile (3360m)
After visiting the nearby Tibetan Gompa, we will leave Chhekampar and continue our journey through forest of pine woods to Nile. Existing in the edge of Shiar River, this is the last northern settlement of Upper Tsum Valley. We will stay overnight at Nile.   
Day 12: Nile to Mu Gumpa (3800m)
Leaving Nile, we will go through series of ups and downs to Mu Gompa. Mu Gompa is one of the oldest existing monasteries in Tsum Valley region. Due to its remote access, no human settlement is found in area around Mu Gompa. This Gompa exists at the highest and farthest point in Tsum valley. Yaks carrying goods to and from Tibet can be seen on the way.
Day 13: Mu Gompa to Bhajyo (Chhekya) (4240m)
We will reach to the Tibetan border in Tsum valley. Walking through the west bank of the Tsum valley, we will take ascending trail to Bhajyo which is a very remote area in Tsum Valley. We will stay overnight in a tent at Bhajyo.
Day 14: Rest day at Bhajyo (Chhekya)
Bhajyo enthralls us with scenic views of many Tibetan peaks, Ganesh Mountain range, Ngula Dhojyang pass and glaciers of the Yamdro Valley. Stay overnight at Bhajyo.
Day 15: Bhajyo to Rachen Gumba monastery (3240m)
Lower down from Bhajyo to Rachen Gumba Monastery that lies in Shiar River Valley. The route offers views of Punchen Mountain. We will stay overnight at Rachen Gompa. This Gompa was built in 1905AD.    
Day 16: Rachen Gomba to Chumje (3200m)
Rachen Gompa is also known as nunnery Gompa since males are not allowed in this Gompa and it provides shelter to only nuns. Walls of this Gompa are decorated with Buddhist Mural paintings. Lower down from Rachen Gompa to Chumje for overnight stay.
Day 17: Chumje to Bihi (2130m)
Begin the journey via northern edge of lower Tsum Valley. Couple of hours will take us to Dorjon Kharka. Pass through Rana (1,910m) and cross suspension bridge to reach Bihi.
Day 18: Bihi to Namrung (2600m)
Walk along mani walls to Ghap. Proceed further to Prok village while enjoying scenic view of Siringi Himal. Cross Budhi Gandaki River and walk along few Buddhist Gompas to the forest. Follow the ascending trail to Namrung which serves as a good view point. Enjoy views of Sringi Himal, Ganesh Himal and Himal Chuli Mountain.
Day 19: Namrung to Lho Gaun (3180m)
Follow the scenic trail with views of Rupinala pass, Manaslu Mountain, Dwijen Himal, Saula Himal, Lajing pea and other peaks and mountains and pass through few monasteries to reach Lho village where we will have overnight stay.
Day 20: Lho Gaun to Sama Gaun (3530m)
Brief walk of mere 3hrs is enough to take us from Lho to Sama Gaon via Sanagaon.  Samagaon village offers panoramic mountain views. A day of rest at Samagaon is recommended.
Day 21: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m)
Leave Samagaon and descend through the maniwall and chorten to Budhi Gandaki River. Move through the windy valley. Samdo is the last village in Manaslu village. Get views of Manaslu, Samdo (Pang phuchuli), Nagdi chuli and Manaslu glacier. Stay overnight in camp.
Day 22: Samdo to Dharmasala (4740m)
Leave Samdo village and take 4hrs of trek to Dharmasala. The trail continues along Budhigandaki River to Dharmasala. Stay overnight at Dharmasala.
Day 23: Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3800m) via Larkya-La pass (5106m)
Leaving Dharmasala early in the morning, we will reach the base of Larkya La Pass. 2hrs of difficult climb will take us to the summit of Larkya La Pass. Enjoy the views of Himlung Mountain, Annapurna II Mountain, kangurung and Cheo Mountain. Lower down to Bhimtang. Bhimtang allows views of Lamjung and Manaslu Mountains.
Day 24: Bhimthang to Tilje (2300m)
After taking breakfast, we will descend to Surke River. Choosing the escalating trail through pine forest, we will reach Dudhkoshi River. Walking further, we will move in and out of Dharapani and proceed through Gho village to Tilje village for overnight stay.
Day 25: Tilje to Jagat / Syange (1100m)
Leave Tilje village and lower down to Jagat via Marshyangdi valley. Arriving at Syange, we will cross Marshyangdi River and walk through Ghermu to the meadow. From Ghermu, take the ascending trail to Bahundanda and reach Nagdi. Brief walk from Ngadi will take us to Syange.
Day 26: Syange to Kathmandu
Brief walk from Syange through Bulbule and Khudi villages will take us to Besisahar which is the district headquarters of Lamjung. From Besisahar, we will return to Kathmandu. 
Day 27: Free day at Kathmandu, Farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture in evening
You can spend the day on your own. Go for shopping in Thamel or you can also choose any of the day tour packages. Farewell dinner will be served in the evening with typical Nepali culture.
Day 28: Departure
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
 
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
Cost includes:
Airport Pick up & drops
All ground Transportation
3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
Accommodation on Guest House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
Accommodation star label hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
Experience Guide language guest per demand  
Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest) porter will carry 20/25 KG
All Government local Taxes
ACAP ( Annapurna conservation area project) fee
(TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System fee
First Aid kit above 6 person
Manasalu National park fee
Tsum valley trekking permit fee
Guide and porter salary
Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per demand.
 
Cost exclude:
Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather and company is not responsible in this case,we can process another alternative way out in extra cost.
Hot shower on Lodge trekking
Emergency rescue and Travel Insurance. Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. We Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance
Tips and Gratuities
Entry fee any temple, monastery, museum etc
 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 28 Days
Accomodation: Lodge and tea house
Altitude Height : 5100 M.
Seasons : October- November and March- April
Type: Classic + adventure
Activities : Trekking
No. of Pax : 2 to above
Maximum Access : 15 kg per person
Starts From : Arughat
Ends at : Syange

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